Cory Booker: Barrett should recuse herself from election-related cases

Cory Booker: Barrett should recuse herself from election-related cases

[Ed. – Huh??  Actually, this gambit just makes it apparent that the Democrats want to have an eight-judge court – one that can’t render decisive rulings – for after the election.]

Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) said on Sunday’s broadcast of NBC’s “Meet the Press” that he will press Judge Amy Coney Barrett as to if she will “recuse herself in terms of any election issues.”

Booker said, “Well, I think the Democrats and two Republicans are with the American people. First of all, the process is not legitimate, as Susan Collins herself said, fair is fair. They articulated a process under President Obama and doing another process under President Trump, and it’s not fair, wrong, and delegitimizes the court. We have people voting already, and the majority of the American people are with the Democrats and two Republicans who believe this should be waiting until after the election. …

On if he will interview Judge Amy Coney Barrett, Booker said, “One of the things I’ll ask her is will she recuse herself in terms of any election issues that come before us? Because if she does not recuse herself, I fear that the court will be further delegitimized.

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